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I'm looking to create an email address only in Exchange 2010.  We have a process that creates an email that is sent in bulk to a group of people and until we upgraded to Exchange 2010, this was working by having just a name as the sender.
It appears Exchange 2010 must require an actual email address so my question is 2-fold
First, can I create just an email address that we can use to send this bulk email -- and if not
Second - how do I put restrictions on the mailbox so it can NOT receive email, only send email?
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Hi

You can create a mailbox to do this and in the process to protect it you can do the following:

1. Hide it from the address book (In Exhange Management Console, select mailbox/properties and tick Hide from Exchange address lists)

2. Restrict who is aloud to send mail to this account (Also in mailbox/properties select Mail Flow Settings tab and configure Message Delivery Restrictions)

Hope this helps
Jawa29
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If I select to reject senders "from the following list" and don't put anything in the list, will this reject messages from everyone?
If I select accept messages from "only senders in the following list" and again don't put anything in the list, will it not accept any messages?
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All you need to do is select Accept Messages from "only senders in the following list" this will reject all messages regardless of who there from.

Jawa29
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Quick response to the second question - thanks.  You need both of these for the total solution
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